denniscuddles’s forty-eight comments

  • Re: Tune music notation expanded by default - new site feature?

    Proper job! more…

  • Re: Come Let Us Dance And Sing

    One of those tunes that's popular across the British Isles, often with nonsense words attached. The Cornish version, also known as the Three Hand Reel starts: more…

  • Re: Regular Climber

    For a little more about Andy May - the piper in the video - see Living Tradtion's review of his CD "Happy Hours" where The Regular Climber is described as "a swinging waltz with a catchy melody and tricky rhythm." more…

  • Re: Miss Linda MacFarlane

    I used to play it as a march, coupled with Kelso Fiddle and Accordion Club. more…

  • Re: The Polished Turd

    Reminds me of story I heard from a school friend in the 60s. His older brother was serving in the Navy when the Queen visited his warship in Plymouth. Immediately after she had used the specially prepared loo a couple of ratings fished out the prized ar... more…

  • Re: Little Jenny

    It falls nicely under the fingers on an English Concertina in all 3 keys. After playing it a couple of times I realised I was unconsciously sharpening the lowest note in bars 3 and 7 of the B part - ie F# in the key of C. Definitely one to learn. more…

  • Duke of Perth's or Broom's Reel. Pops up in lots of C19th collections, including Thomas Hardy's tunebook. more…

  • Old Swan Band https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uP-8X1Ip-Tg more…

  • The Great North Run, X:4

    I couple this with John Kirkpatrick's "Pepper in the Brandy", which shares the phrase in bar 4. They seem to enjoy each other's company. more…

  • Waterloo Fair X2

    Already posted here https://thesession.org/tunes/2690 as Enrico. Thomas Hardy is often quoted as saying that it was his favourite dance tune. more…